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Garbage Amnesty Day

Garbage Amnesty Day

Our annual clean up day is coming up on June 3, 2019. This is a great time to clean up and out! The program allows you to place items such as furniture and other household items lingering in the basement. Please no paint, gasoline or solvents. Additionally, no tires, dirt or large landscaping material. For […]

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Spring 2019 (April 2) Election Results

Spring 2019 (April 2) Election Results

The unofficial April 2nd, 2019 election results according to the Lake County Clerk’s Office can be located at the following website: 

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Election Day Voting (April 2, 2019)

Election Day Voting (April 2, 2019)

Election’s are administered by the Lake County Clerk’s Office and all voting information related to the upcoming election can be found on their website.  Please click on the following link to find more information about voting in this election:  www.lakecountyil.gov/343/Voting-Options#ElectionDay

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Lake County Health Department Offers Reduced Well Water Testing Rates

Lake County Health Department Offers Reduced Well Water Testing Rates

The Lake County Health Department is offering a reduced well water testing fee for homeowners who use well water as their primary source of drinking water. Now until March 22, the fee for testing for bacteria and nitrates will be reduced from $18 to $12. 

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Real Estate Transfer Tax Referendum

On January 14, 2019, the Village of Bannockburn Board of Trustees approved a Resolution to initiate the submission of a public question to establish a Real Estate Transfer Tax.  The referendum has been filed with Lake County and will be on the April 2nd ballot. The referendum is related to whether the Village of Bannockburn […]

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Cold weather can have a damaging effect on water pipes. While frozen water pipes aren’t life threatening, frozen or broken water pipes do cause damage to homes each winter. Even if you have not experienced frozen pipes in the past, sudden cold snaps can cause pipes to freeze up or burst. The following guidelines will help you […]

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Upcoming Frigid Weather & Water / Leak Tracking

Upcoming Frigid Weather & Water / Leak Tracking

With the upcoming winter weather / bitterly cold temperatures predicted through the end of next week in our area, now is the time to get signed up for the new EyeOnWater program that allows you to track your water usage and also get notified if you have a water leak inside your home!^  DON’T wait […]

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SWALCO Household Chemical Waste Drop Off Event on January 28th Cancelled

SWALCO Household Chemical Waste Drop Off Event on January 28th Cancelled

From the SWALCO website— The National Weather Service is currently forecasting a 100% probability of snow accumulating 6-8 inches with 15-25mph winds. These severe weather conditions will create treacherous travel conditions, site logistical issues and present unacceptable safety issues for residents and event workers which is why this is being cancelled. The next available Household […]

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West Deerfield Township – Support to Furloughed Federal Employees

Please see the attached press release from the West Deerfield Township related to assistance to people who rely on federal programs hampered by the shutdown.

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New Recycling Guidelines 2019 – Important

Attached is a document of the NEW recycling guidelines for the Village of Bannockburn in 2019.  Please make sure to have this handout available to ensure you are putting the correct items in the recycling.

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